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in "the wisconsin state journal." observers say paul ryan now a front-runner for the 2016 gop nomination. tell me we're not already talking about 2016. >> let the race begin. of course, we're keeping our eye on another big story as well this morning. can you probably see the flags moving pretty briskly behind us. that is a sign of what's to come as nasty weather, a nor'easter bears down on already storm-ravaged parts of this east coast. al is live along the new jersey shore with what we can expect. >> all right. we want to get right to our top story, the election results. nbc's kristen welker had a late night covering president obama's campaign, and she joins us this morning from chicago. kristen, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning to you, savannah. well, president obama is waking up as a two-term president. a lot of people said it wouldn't be possible because of the stagnant economy, but he was able to rally his core constituents, women, african-americans, young voters works turned out in force to send him back to the white house. a triumphant president obama walked out to a
>> turn out for me. we'll win ohio. we'll win this election. >> paul ryan and i will bring real change to america from day one. >> less than 24 hours to go, both have a clear shot at victory. what will decide this race? we have it all covered from our election home on democracy plaza today, monday, november 5th, 2012. >>> from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today," decision 2012, with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from democracy plaza. >> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a monday morning, and welcome to democracy plaza. i'm mate lauer. >> and i'm savannah guthrie. this will be our home for a couple of days. after a year of campaigning, a billion dollars spent, maybe more, it's anyone's guess who will come out on top tomorrow night, if we have a decision. >> if you don't like to fly you wouldn't like to be a presidential candidate. governor romney and president obama logging a lot of stops, president planning stops in iowa, wisconsin and ohio while the governor will be in florida, ohio, new hampshire and virginia. >> while both men have a number of different ways
to be razor tight all night. >> i would love geeking out with chuck todd. chuck, thanks. >> paul ryan's home state has fallen to the democrats. >> midwestern firewall is holding for president obama. >> that wisconsin call is such a big deal because it is now just ohio away for the president. >> we've been following florida. want to go back to the drama. >> 2,000 beep remembers going off for all the lawyers already in florida because everybody knew this would be a tight race. >> do they still use beepers down there, do they? >> speaking to obama campaign officials who say that they like what they are seeing right now. >> in the words of one source close to the romney campaign so far this night is stinging. >> it wasn't a very romantic campaign. >> hang on, chuck. hang on, chuck. >> here we go. >> we've got some critical calls. >> yes, we do. >> let's see now, roll them. ohio, president obama. >> brian, there's no what ifs anymore. that's done. >> gone from excited to election. take a moment to take it all in. >> president barack obama has become the fourth democrat in the last 100 years to be
a tone of healing. >> i just spoke with governor romney and i congratulated him and paul ryan on a hard fought campaign. we may have battled fiercely, but it is only because we love this country deeply. >> reporter: the president pledged to meet with mr. romney to come up with ways to bring the country together. at his boston headquarters the republican candidate spoke for fife minutes also calling for unity. >> the nation is at a critical point and at a time like this, we cannot risk political bickering and posturing. our leaders have the reach across the aisle to do the people's work. >> reporter: the stagnant economy was the top issue for voters and almost scuttled the president's bid for re-election. and president obama telling the nation, he got the message. >> you told us that you want us to focus on your jobs and not ours. in the coming weeks and months, i am looking forward to reaching out and working with leaders of both parties to meet the challenges that we can only solve together. >> reporter: still the chicago crowd was electrified as the president delivered a soaring speec
at 8:30 this morning. he'll do so in belmont, massachusetts. congressman paul ryan will cast his vote in his home town of janesville, wisconsin at 9:45 eastern, and as we know, matt, president obama cast his vote early in chicago last week. i guess it's just that fast. >> we saw the vice president in line earlier. imagine the pressure on the woman in front of him online as they were standing there discussing the vote today. i wonder if she was completely honest with the vice president. >> well, we're going to have more on the election throughout this morning. we want to remind everybody that nbc's election night coverage begins at 7:00 p.m. eastern. that's 4:00 pacific time right here on nbc. >> let's get to the other headlines of the morning. natalie is across the street at the news desk. natalie, good morning to you. >> good morning, matt and savannah. good morning, everyone. more than 1 million homes and businesses are still in the dark today as new york and new jersey struggle to recover an superstorm sandy. this as dropping temperatures and a new storm bear down on the region. a
in the case of rain and incest, that is the republican party platform, and paul ryan in fact co-sponsored legislation with todd akin to redefine rape so to say it's totally -- >> not mitt romney's platform so it put mitt romney in a position to say that's not what i believe and now i have to explain for this guy and my party and tell you what i would do differently. it was a heavy lift for him. >> crystal and s.e.cupp who just prove the point just because you agree you don't agree politically. >> thank you very much. >> once again, yocoming up, whas it like during a close election cycle? coming up, jenna bush hager. kept its dna, and created the next-gen s.u.v. starting with a drivetrain that gives best-in-class fuel economy of 26 miles per gallon, highway... ♪ ...and intuitive 4-wheel drive? ♪ if inside it had best-in-class front, head, and leg room and interior roominess? and outside, best-in-class standard towing of 5,000 pounds? ♪ [ whistles ] [ all scream, laugh ] [ male announcer ] yeah, that would be cool. introducing the all-new nissan pathfinder. it's our most inn
without ohio. look at this. if he wins paul ryan's home state, he has a way to get to 270 without ohio. they don't think that's going to be easy because they think wisconsin will be very difficult. they think iowa will be very difficult. and there's still some question about new hampshire. and if that's the case, and you look at those numbers this way, then ohio becomes incredibly crucial to mitt romney. he would need florida, virginia, ohio and colorado. >> and what i read in all that stuff is those of us working election night need to get some sleep, it's going to be a long night. >> reporter: people ask me how long is election night going to be? i say it's going to be a long month. >> chuck todd good, to talk to you. thanks very much. >>> a long month, not even a week. >>> time for a check of some of the other stories this morning. jenna wolfe is at the news desk. >> hey, guys, good morning. an american student has been arrested after allegedly stabbing a fellow student in rome. more now from duncan in our london bureau. >> reporter: authorities took alexander reed into custody on t
. >> reporter: meanwhile, paul ryan and his wife jana spent halloween in their hometown in wisconsin taking their kids trick-or-treating. a maris poll shows a tightening in key states, the president still holds leads in three of them. in iowa, president obama maintains a six-point lead over mitt romney, down from eight two weeks ago. in wisconsin, romney has cut the president's lead in half, he now trails by three points. and in new hampshire, it's basically a dead heat. the president at 49%, romney with 47%. the granite state will be mitt romney's final stop before election day. >> reporter: the schedule tells you everything, the president four times in ohio. he'll be multiple times in wisconsin and iowa these last four days. only one stop each in florida and new hampshire and nevada, matt. >> chuck todd at the white house, let me remind our viewers, election night coverage will come to you from democracy plaza here at rockefeller center. it will be open to the public starting tomorrow. >> we want to return to the gridlock that's being caused by the storm. nbc's kerry sanders is above yonk
. the republicans have their own starting lineup. paul ryan who played the role of understudy in this campaign, new jersey governor chris christie even though some conservative republicans blame him for his high-octane embrace of president obama. florida senator marco rubio on a fast track with those who say he's a republican solution to their problem with hispanics. >> if i do a good job in the senate, if i'm a serious policy maker, i'll have a lot of opportunities to do different things. in politics, outside of politics. >> reporter: and there are some party leaders who still long for former florida governor jeb bush. and you can argue it's too early to even be thinking about 2016. but ask yourself, when did barack obama first start dreaming about becoming president? matt? >> we're really going to get into this, aren't we? >> how about jeb bush versus hillary clinton? >> oh, gosh, we're just getting over it. >> we can't help ourselves. thanks, good to see you. now we want to get a check of the weather and that nasty storm that's hit the northeast in the wake of sandy. al, good morning. >> good mo
's time to take a new path, a bold aggressive change. >> reporter: meanwhile, paul ryan and his wife, jana, spent halloween in their hometown in janesville, wisconsin, taking their kids trick-or-treating. a new nbc news/maris poll shows a tightening in key states, the president still holds leads in three of them. in iowa, president obama maintains a six-point lead over mitt romney, down from eight two weeks ago. in wisconsin, romney has cut the president's lead in half. he now trails by just three points. and in new hampshire, it's basically a dead heat. the president at 49%, romney with 47%. the granite state will be mitt romney's final stop before election day. i believe schedules sometimes mean more than polls and the president's final scheduling, the final day matt, the president will be in wisconsin, ohio and iowa. that tells that's where they think they either win or lose this election. >> chuck todd in washington. thank you very much. just tell our viewers that nbc's election night coverage will come to you from democracy plaza right here at rockefeller center. it will open to the p
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